Saturday, June 25, 2011

Two Bombs Found In Denver-Area Mall

From Yahoo News:
Two bombs were found inside a Borders Bookstore in a suburban Denver shopping mall overnight, the FBI said on Saturday.

Police were summoned to the Colorado Mills Mall in Lakewood early on Saturday after a store alarm sounded, the FBI said in a news release.

Police discovered evidence of forced entry and found two explosive devices.

The Jefferson County Bomb Squad responded to the scene, but the FBI did not say if the devices detonated.

"No injuries were reported and no threats have been communicated to Borders or the Mall," the FBI release said.
More from Channel 9 in Denver:

"I think it's pretty clear [the devices] were intentionally set," Dave Joly, a spokesman with the FBI, said. Joly would not elaborate on the type of devices found.

There are no injuries and no threats were made to the Borders store or the mall according to the FBI. Lakewood police says the scene is secure and the mall, with the exception of Borders, is open.

It is still unclear whether there is more than one suspect. Joly says the video they have is minimal and they are working to bring more investigators in on the case.

A representative from Borders is confirming the same reports about the device. Borders released the following statement Saturday afternoon:

"We take the safety of our employees and customers very seriously. To that end, we are cooperating with authorities to the fullest extent as they investigate this incident."

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